Goals and Benefits


Your Goals

Your Strategy

Your Benefits

Afford a larger gift to Johns Hopkins — and avoid capital gains liability

Give appreciated stock or bonds held over one year

Buy low and give high — make a gift that costs you less than the benefit it delivers to us. Avoid capital gains tax and receive an income tax charitable deduction

Make a gift for Johns Hopkins' future that doesn't affect your cash flow or portfolio now

Put a bequest in your will (cash, specific property, or a share of the estate residue) or designate a bequest through retirement plan or life insurance policy

Today — a gift that costs you and your family nothing. Tomorrow — tax benefits

Retain income benefits from the assets you give to Johns Hopkins - thus afford a larger gift

Create a charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder annuity trust or charitable remainder unitrust

Receive payments for your lifetime as well as a charitable income tax deduction

Reduce high tax liability now; gain additional income later

Establish a deferred charitable gift annuity

A larger deduction and a higher income rate than other life-income gifts offer

Tap one of the most valuable assets in your portfolio to make a gift that benefits Johns Hopkins

Use real estate to make your gift to benefit Johns Hopkins

Avoid capital gains tax, receive an income tax deduction — and have the option of creating income payments for your life with a charitable remainder unitrust

Reduce gift and estate taxes and control the timing of passing assets to your children and grandchildren

Create a charitable lead trust which supports programs at Johns Hopkins for a fixed, finite period with the principal going to your heirs

Reduce gift and estate taxes, and freeze the taxable value of growing assets before they pass to your family

Avoid capital gains liability on the transfer of a business or partnership interest

Contribute the partnership interest or business interest to Johns Hopkins

Avoid capital gain liability, receive an income tax deduction, and use a gift asset you may have overlooked

Locate an overlooked asset that you can easily give to Johns Hopkins

Name Johns Hopkins as beneficiary of your retirement plan; leave other assets to family

Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets; free up other property to pass to your heirs

Turn an unneeded asset into a meaningful gift

Make a gift of a life insurance policy

Increase your ability to make a significant gift to Johns Hopkins